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Beechgrove
Fun Things to See and Do...

Beechgrove Confederate Cemetery Park
Junction of I-24 and Hwy 64
Beechgrove, 37018
931-841-1678

A Civil War tourist attraction, this hilltop pioneer cemetery was the silent witness to the Battle of Hoover’s Gap in 1863. The cemetery is known as the Confederate Cemetery Park, one of the South’s oldest Confederate cemeteries for fallen soldiers. This Civil War site has more than 450 Confederate soldiers buried at Beechgrove Confederate Cemetery Park. Open 7 days a week during daylight hours; audio and visual interpretation available on site. Markers for the Tullahoma Campaign Trail and picnic shelters available. Water and bathrooms available spring through fall.

 

Manchester
Fun Things to See and Do...

Foothills Crafts
418 Woodbury Hwy (I-24, Exit 110)
Manchester, 37355
931-728-9236

Non-profit craft association dedicated to quality Tennessee craft works. Juried craftsmen are qualified in using wood, clay, metal and fiber. Foothills Crafts is part of the Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Trail and the Southern Middle Tennessee RC & D Quilt Trail. Open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Christmas Festival is 2nd weekend in November at the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center - I-24, exit 114.

 

Madeline’s Antiques & Uniques
6107 Murfreesboro Hwy
(Exit 105 off I-24)
Manchester, 37355
931-723-8013, 931-312-0928

This antique shop has over 40 dealers in 8,000 square feet of space. Step back in time and see selections of quality antiques, furniture, glassware, pottery and more. Selections offered include Roseville, McCoy, Victorian period items, dolls, vintage jewelry and various outdoor garden decor. We buy old stuff! Open 7 days a week!
   

Manchester Arts Center
128 E Main Street
Manchester, 37355
931-728-3434
www.manchesterartscenter.com

The Arts Center is located in a 16,000 sq. ft. building that features a state of the art theatre and a spacious lobby with an area to be used for art exhibits. The Millennium Repertory Company presents many theatrical productions throughout the year. Call or visit the website for specific dates and times of events. A great place to see live productions!

 
Millennium Repertory Company
Manchester Arts Center
128 E Main St
Manchester, 37355
931-570-4489
www.millenniumrep.org
This community theatre organization resides at the Manchester Arts Center. As a non-profit organization, every production that you experience is created, designed, directed, administered, supported, built, struck, painted, managed and performed by dedicated volunteers of all ages, talents and skills. Plays in the past have included To Kill a Mockingbird, Pride and Prejudice, Bye Bye Birdie, Disney’s Aladdin just to name a few. During the fall season “The Ultimate Oldies Show” featuring music of the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s is always a popular event and generally sold out. Community theatre at its best!
 

Old Stone Fort State Park
Archaeological Park

732 Stone Fort Dr
Manchester, 37355
931-723-5047
www.tnstateparks.com

On U.S. Hwy 41, 1½ miles off I-24. The Old Stone Fort is an earth and stone enclosure, built as a sacred site by Woodland Native Americans almost 2,000 years ago. The picturesque waterfalls of both forks of the Duck River also attracted 19th Century industries, the ruins of which are still visible. Amenities include 51 RV campsites.

   
Shelton Lane Antiques
100 Shelton Ln
Manchester, 37355
931-728-5525
www.sheltonlaneantiques.com

Visit an antique shop with over 5,000 square feet of vintage items - clocks, gas pumps, signs, furniture, glassware and much more. Located on the grounds is a General Store full of items and a record shop. Located just minutes off I-24, exit 105, south ½ mile right on 16th Model Road for 2.7 miles, then right on Shelton Lane. Hours are Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Shelton Lane Antiques is a treasure trove for the antique lover.

 

Overnight Accommodations

Comfort Suites
152 Hospitality Blvd
Manchester, 37355
931-728-1301
www.comfortsuites.com

This hotel features modern decor, the casual rooms offer free Wi-Fi, minifridges, microwaves, and tea and coffeemakers, plus work desks, flat-screen TVs and pull-out couches. This facility offers an indoor pool and a fitness center.

Free parking, hot breakfast, heated indoor pool, an exercise room and a coin-operated laundry are offered. Conveniently located near the George Dickel Distillery and Elk River Dam.

   
Holiday Inn-Express Hotel & Suites
111 Hospitality Dr
Manchester, 37355
931-728-9383
www.hiexpress.com

Suites available with double and king beds. Jacuzzi suites are offered with amenities including complimentary breakfast buffet, cable/satellite TV and coffee makers available in all rooms. Upgraded amenities available in suites. Coffee and tea are available all day. This hotel facility is connected to the Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center. Conveniently located near Arnold Engineering Development Center and area distilleries - Jack Daniel’s and George Dickel. A great meeting facility hotel.

   

Manchester KOA
586 Campground Rd
Manchester, 37355
931-728-9777
www.koa.com

As one of the highest award-winning parks, we offer perfect over nights (1/2 way to Florida) or make us your outstanding destination! This KOA is located between Nashville and Chattanooga on I-24, in the middle of the beautiful heartland of Tennessee. Features include a large pavilion with tables and a gas grill easily accommodating a family gathering. Cable and Wi-Fi connections available.

In the area you will see caves, waterfalls, nature trails, a natural bridge arch and bountiful wildlife! Area attractions include the Jack Daniel Distillery and George Dickel Distillery and unknown to most people, the third largest battle site of the Civil War.

The campground was proud to be featured in Rolling Stone magazine as one of the top 10 ways to enjoy Bonnaroo - the biggest music festival in the USA. We welcome you to visit and we promise you’ll be glad you did!

 

Dining

Jiffy Burger
1001 Hillsboro Blvd
Manchester, 37355
931-728-4452


Family owned restaurant for 50 years. Voted “Best Hamburger in Middle Tennessee” by the Tennessee Magazine, voted “Best Hamburger in Manchester” by the Manchester Times. Hamburger patties made fresh daily - never frozen. Home of the Bonnaroo Burger named after the world-famous Bonnaroo Music Festival. Specialties such as country ham and tater tots are served for breakfast along with a great variety of sandwiches, salads and appetizers available for lunch and dinner. Restaurant is filled with vintage memorabilia. Dine-in or curb service. Open Monday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m., closed on Sunday. Like us on FaceBook!

 

The Oak Restaurant
947 Interstate Dr
Manchester, 37355
931-728-5777
oakrest.home.mindspring.com
This restaurant is family owned and operated since 1985. Enjoy a fabulous down home southern meal featuring steaks, fish, ribs, pizza, and fabulous fried chicken. Buffet offered daily as well as ordering from the menu option. Open at 11 a.m. serving lunch and dinner. Closed on Monday. Dine in or take-out options available. Located off I-24, exit 110.
   

Services

City of Manchester Government
200 W Fort St
Manchester, 37355
931-728-4652
www.cityofmanchestertn.com
   
Coffee County Government
1329 McArthur St, Suite 1
Manchester, 37355
931-723-5100
www.coffeecountytn.org
 

Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce
110 E Main St
Manchester, 37355
931-728-7635
www.manchestertnchamber.org

For years, travelers have recognized Manchester to be a destination stop on I-24 and on Highway 41. Excellent restaurants and hotels, unique stores, safe recreation and beautiful landscapes make Manchester the ideal rest stop to stay and visit sites. Home of the biggest music festival in the United States - Bonnaroo.

   

Manchester-Coffee County Conference Center
147 Hospitality Blvd
Manchester, 37355
931-723-8109
www.mcccc.com

This conference center serves as one of Tennessee’s premier event venues offering breakout rental space for conferences, bridal events, seminars and concert events up to 500. An in-house award-winning culinary team will make sure you have a memorable event. Located off I-24 and connected to the Holiday Inn-Express & Suites.

   
Silver Lining Signs
926 Highland Dr
Manchester, 37355
931-723-4155
www.silversign.com
   
WMSR Thunder Radio
1030 Oakdale St
Manchester, 37355
931-728-1320, 931-728-3526
www.wmsrradio.com
Thunder Radio (107.9 fm/1320 am) holds the title as Manchester’s finest and oldest station. The talk radio format is known for fast and accurate news information, local sports coverage, as well as for providing local and national programming to meet the taste of a wide variety of listeners. Thunder Radio also hosts popular events throughout the year in Manchester and surrounding communities.
   

Neighbors (Heading East)
McMinnville

Cumberland Caverns
1437 Cumberland Caverns Rd
McMinnville, 37110
931-668-4396
www.cumberlandcaverns.com
www.bluegrassunderground.com

Cumberland Caverns is Tennessee’s largest show cave. The caverns display some of the largest underground rooms in Eastern America. Cumberland Caverns offers educational tours, overnight spelunking trips, adventure trips, group tours and banquets throughout the year. Daily tours year round. Also, enjoy the monthly Bluegrass Underground concert series in the Caverns.

   

Neighbors (Nashville Area)

Greenfinch Floral Design
1108 Division St
Nashville, 37203
615-2981481
www.greenfinchfloral.com

Providing personal and unique floral design for weddings and special occasions. Specializing in details that make each event personal and one of a kind. From warm and intimate, natural and green, funky eclectic, or vintage our mission is bringing personal style to life for the event of a lifetime.

   

Tullahoma
Fun Things to See and Do...

Beechcraft Heritage Museum
570 Old Shelbyville Hwy
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-1974
www.beechcraftheritagemuseum.org
A world class aviation museum with over 60,000 square feet of 35 vintage aircraft ranging from 1924 to 1994, along with distinguished artifacts of the Beechcraft lineage. Hours of operation, Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST). Closed December - February. Special appointment inquiries please email info@beechcraftheritagemuseum.org.
   
George Dickel Distillery
1950 Cascade Hollow Rd
Tullahoma, 37388
931-857-4110
www.georgedickel.com
Tour the distillery and discover George Dickel’s award-winning whisky and its time honored traditions. The Visitors Center is filled with antiques and special memories. Visit the general store located in picturesque Cascade Hollow. Tours available Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. except major holidays. Last tour starts at 3:30 p.m.
   
Hands On Science Center
101 Mitchell Blvd
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-8387
www.hosc.org
This attraction serves as a hybrid of three things - a museum, a visitor attraction and an education-based center. Various demonstrations and workshops are offered. The center caters to children, teachers and people of all ages. Come visit the science center, ask questions, discuss and explore. Facility available for special parties and events with advanced reservations. Open Tuesday - Sunday; closed on Monday.
   
Historic Preservation Society of Tullahoma
P O Box 21
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-4186
The Historic Preservation Society of Tullahoma fosters and encourages appreciation and preservation of the history and culture of the Tullahoma area. The Society meets the fourth Tuesday of every other month beginning in February with the exception of December when it co-sponsors the Old Towne Christmas Stroll in Tullahoma.
   
Merchants at Cokers
401 Wilson Ave
Tullahoma, 37388
931-571-8444
www.merchantsatcokerstullahoma.com
The shops at Cokers are housed in the historic Coca-Cola Bottling Works building and serves as a leading boutique shopping location in the Southern Middle Tennessee area. Cokers features home décor items, clothing, jewelry, gifts, handcrafted products, candles and Tennessee made products. Special shopping for unique items!
   
Northgate Mall
1600 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-6668
www.shopnorthgate.net
The area’s only enclosed mall featuring specialty stores and anchor stores: Burke’s Outlet, JCPenney, Harbor Freight, Jo-Ann Fabrics and Woodard’s Diamonds and Design. Many special events are held at the mall throughout the year.
   

Short Springs State Natural Area
Off Hwy 55
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-2648, 931-455-5497,
615-532-0431
www.state.tn.us/environment/natural-areas/natural-areas/shortspr/

Located three miles west on Country Club Dr off Hwy 55. A 420-acre preserve that features waterfalls and walking trails. Short Springs is one of the very best Spring wildflower locations in the state showcasing Virginia bluebells, jack-in-the-pulpit, larkspur, and Dutchman’s breeches. Call for information on the annual Wildflower Walk.
   
South Jackson Civic Center & Mitchell Museum
404 S Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-5321
www.southjackson.org
South Jackson and the Museum facility showcase the local history of Tullahoma and its heritage and military correlation. This facility operates as a performing arts venue for local theatre and regional concert attractions. The facility is housed in the 1886 original school structure. The Museum is free to the public and opens prior to productions or by appointment. Facility is available for rental for special events.
   

Tullahoma Campaign
P. O. Box 52
Tullahoma, 37388
800-799-6131
www.tennesseebackroads.org

Come drive the Civil War self-driving tour that weaves you through the Southern Middle Tennessee area showcasing important events that happened in 1863. Kiosks display detailed information and are located throughout the area. Please call to receive a guide for the Tullahoma Campaign. For more information about the Tullahoma Campaign book please email tnbackroads@bellsouth.net.
   
Tullahoma Confederate Cemetery and Maplewood Cemetery
Maplewood Ave (off Hwy 41-A)
Tullahoma, 37388
931-571-7311
This cemetery was once the home to over 400 unknown Confederate soldiers in unmarked graves. Now there is a marker listing the names of many of these once-forgotten soldiers.
   

Dining

Gondola Pizza & Steak House
412 E Carroll St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-9738
Since 1973, this down home restaurant has been serving salads, steaks, pizza and various meats and vegetables and appetizers. A party room that will fit about 50 people is available for birthdays, special occasions, events and meeting presentations - advanced reservations required. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 11 a.m. Closed on Monday.
   
Piggy’s Place Bar-B-Que
112 N Anderson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-5674
www.piggysplacebbq.com
Mouthwatering, Mississippi wet pork BBQ, St. Louis style ribs and beef brisket, all slow smoked over sweet hickory wood, are just a few of the menu items that await you at Piggy’s Place. Add smoked chicken, hand pulled ham with white sauce and a variety of side choices and homemade cakes and pies to the list of treats. Catering options are available for any size party or event. Now, you all start this way and we’ll set the sweet tea to brewing. See you soon!
   
The Celtic Cup Coffee House
106 N Anderson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-563-7733
www.thecelticcup.com

Tullahoma’s only coffee house is located in historic “old town” and offers full barista service with an exceptional dining experience. Located in a 1928 Craftsman home, specialty coffees, teas and cuisine are served in an old world atmosphere. Menu includes sweet and savory scones, hearty soups, salads, and signature sandwiches. An array of decadent desserts, including Gelato and Sorbetto is offered to top off a perfect meal or accompany a perfect Cappucino. The upstairs “Gathering Room” seats 26 - an ideal setting for luncheons, business meetings or private parties. Complimentary Wi-Fi available. Live music is offered each Friday and Saturday night. The Celtic Cup is the site for the special event “Piping on the Green” - Celtic music and crafts festival each April. Open Monday through Saturday; closed on Sunday.

   

Services

Ascend Federal Credit Union
520 Airpark Dr
Tullahoma, 37388
800-342-3086
www.ascendfcu.org
Ascend raises your possibilities with products to bring your financial goals within reach. With mobile account access, mortgage loans, auto loans, and more, Ascend can help you succeed. Learn more on our website. Federally insured by the NCUA. Membership is limited.
   
Computer Café
P O Box 2017
Tullahoma, 37388
931-393-3444
www.cafes.net

Offering website hosting and internet services to Southern Middle Tennessee.

   
Southern Community Bank
1400 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388
931-393-2265
mysoutherncommunitybank.com
Our banking philosophy is simple - keep banking hassle-free for people who just want to be treated well. Our true business is being a solid, stable, well-capitalized bank that has the strength, professionalism and track record to be your bank for years to come. Other locations include Murfreesboro, Chattanooga and Huntsville, AL. Bank where the customer is number one.
   
Tullahoma Chamber of Commerce
135 W Lincoln
Tullahoma, TN 37388
931-455-5497
www.tullahoma.org
   
Tullahoma City Government
P. O. Box 807
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-2648
www.tullahomatn.gov

University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI)
411 B. H. Goethert Parkway
Tullahoma, 37388
931-393-7318
www.utsi.edu
The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), located adjacent to Arnold Air Force Base in Tullahoma, is a branch of UTK serving the unique research and education needs of the Air Force and Middle Tennessee. For 50 years, UTSI has been internationally recognized for graduate study and research and currently offers programs in mechanical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering (MABE), physics, flight test engineering, and distance education-based engineering management. UTSI offers graduate students the opportunity for hands-on research with world-class researchers and instrumentation. The Institute offers several different events during the year. The dining facility at UTSI is open to the public with an exceptional view of beautiful Woods Reservoir. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and breakfast is available on weekdays from 7:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.
 
 
Coffee County, created in 1836 from Bedford, Warren and Franklin counties was named in honor of John Coffee (1772-1833), Creek War and War of 1812 cavalry commander, frontiersman, congressionally appointed surveyor general, land dealer and prosperous planter.  
 
Tennessee Backroads Heritage
P. O. Box 52, Tullahoma, TN 37388 - 615-613-5627